All Food and Drink
On a picturesque terrace overlooking the Bosphorus, savour contemporary Mediterranean cuisine that highlights the region’s freshest ingredients paired with an extensive array of fine wines.
- YALI Lounge
Just off the lobby, our all-day lounge is an intimate place to mingle with friends over afternoon tea, wind down with cocktails and cigars at night, or try the renowned doner kebab.
Take a culinary journey around Turkey at our summer pop-up restaurant located on the terrace, specializing in a variety of different flavoured kebabs and mezes.
- The Club
Dine by the pool or quay at our outdoor restaurant, serving fresh fresh, grilled kebabs and locally sourced salads.
- Anason 34
Join us at Anason 34 for a gastronomical experience at our summer pop-up “meyhane” (a traditional Turkish tavern) near our scenic outdoor pool. Discover colourful mezes and savoury dishes combined with a delightful ambience by the Bosphorus.
- In-room dining
Ideal for time-zone–hopping travellers, impromptu meetings or for a quiet, private meal, our extensive menu lets you dine in style in the comfort of your guest room or suite.
- Every Sunday, 12:30 pm – 3:00 pmContact
Sunday Festival Brunch
Join us for Sunday Festival and enjoy delicious dishes embodying the rich, local flavours of Turkey – prepared by Executive Chef Savaş Aydemir and his culinary team. For guests preferring to eat light, there will be a salad corner offering seasonal alternatives from Chef’s herb garden.
- Every Saturday, 8:00 pm – 10:30 pmContact
Live Music By Ayşe Evrim Band
Offering a pleasant setting for families and friends to take in the picturesque scenery of the Bosphorus, YALI Lounge features live performances by Ayşe Evrim, with a wide repertoire of Latin songs, tangos, chansons and surprising medleys. For reservations or information, contact 0090 552 381 1111.
- Every Wednesday, 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Cello Sip Night by The Bosphorus
Enjoy live music by CelloVox, who perform a wide variety of pop songs, swing, jazz and surprising medleys. Delicious snacks and signature cocktails add flavour to the vibrant atmosphere of YALI Lounge.
SAVAS AYDEMIREXECUTIVE CHEF
Born and raised in Bolu province, Chef Aydemir comes from a family of culinary professionals. After working in a variety of high-end hotel restaurants, he brings his love of local ingredients and Turkish cuisine to Aqua, The Club and YALI Lounge, always striving to learn new cooking techniques through work-study programs.
Adil ÇakıcıExecutive Pastry Chef
Chef Çakıcı was inspired to the culinary arts by his father, who enjoyed a long career as a chef at local restaurants. Çakıcı doesn’t overload guests, preferring to serve smaller-sized international desserts and traditional Turkish pastries crafted “with a twist” and no more than a couple of teaspoons of sugar per temptation. He takes guests’ suggestions to heart to create new tastes.
- Wintry Magic in Our Chic Igloos
Indulge in impressive views of the Bosphorus from our heated cosy igloos on the terrace, and opt for perfectly chilled or piping hot beverages to create memorable moments. Available 8:00 am to 1:00 am.
- Melez Lifestyle Tea
Discover the world of artisan tea at the Melez tea shop in our lobby. Melez offers a collection of artisanal teas that have been handcrafted to suit your needs, whether it’s a morning energizer with Balance Tea, a pick-me-up before a meeting with Wake Up Tea or a relaxing moment with Pure Tea. The signature teas and tisanas are designed to support the happiness and well-being of our guests.
- A Brunch Festival
Our Sunday brunch at Aqua is not just a meal, but a memorable festival enhanced with live music, a seemingly endless buffet of international and local specialties, and free-flowing mocktails. While you savour the leisurely meal, kids can stay occupied in the children’s play area.